Transport Manager

Requisition Id:  370774
Business Unit:  XPOE Transport

Ilkeston, GB, DE7 4QU

 Logistics done differently


XPO Logistics are looking for a Transport Manager to be based on our Saint-Gobain contract in Ilkeston. You’ll be responsible for the smooth running of the transport operation at site, making sure you are consistently delivering our focussed approach to safety, sustainability, service and cost. Ideally, you will have construction sector experience to support our operational team in what is a technically complex delivery solution. Sound good so far?


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £40,000 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • You will co-ordinate the UK distribution operations for Saint-Gobain PAM.
  • Be responsible for adherence to all compliance and legal requirements.
  • Ensure effective execution of the daily plan for all deliveries and collections, with a keen eye on resource efficiency across our operation.
  • Drive the focus on safety, sustainability, service and cost across the operational team.


What you need to succeed:


  • A background in construction sector transportation, ideally including a Hi-Ab off-load delivery model.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience supervising and developing a team in a complex transport environment.
  • Continuous improvement of operational efficiencies and fleet performance whilst minimising costs.
  • Hold a Transport Manager’s CPC qualification.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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